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ALSO CALLED: IT TCO, Cost of Ownership, Cost Savings Calculators, Total Cost of Ownership, Cost Calculators, TCO Calculators
DEFINITION: TCO (total cost of ownership) is a type of calculation designed to help consumers and enterprise managers assess both direct and indirect costs and benefits related to the purchase of any IT component. The intention is to arrive at a final figure that will reflect the effective cost of purchase, all things considered. When you decide to buy a computer you may go through a TCO analysis: for example,  … 
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Riding the Virtualization Simplification Wave
sponsored by D-Link
WHITE PAPER: Server virtualization is now beginning to deliver functional and economic benefits to nearly all classes of enterprises willing to take the virtualization plunge, down to and including organizations with just a few hundred seats.
Posted: 07 May 2010 | Published: 07 May 2010

D-Link

Why Scalable Blades: HP Integrity Server Blades (BL860c i2, BL870c i2, and BL890c i2)
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: If you are considering upgrading from a current bladed or non-bladed server design to a next generation server, this white paper is intended to highlight some of the capabilities of the HP Integrity server blades to aid in your evaluation.
Posted: 03 May 2010 | Published: 03 May 2010

HP & Intel®

The Intel PC Total Cost of Ownership Estimator
sponsored by Intel
ASSESSMENT TOOL: Calculate the optimal refresh rates for your firm based on equivalent annual cost (EAC) analysis. The tool also provides an assessment of further TCO reduction opportunities offered by Intel® vPro ™ technology.
Posted: 28 Apr 2010 | Published: 28 Apr 2010

Intel

Extending the Lifecycle and Lowering the TCO of your SAN
sponsored by D-Link
WHITE PAPER: If you are in charge of IT at a mid-size enterprise, you’re probably about to bite the bullet to add a new Storage Area Network (SAN). Why? The simple answer is that it’s a combination of challenges and opportunities. Read this paper to learn why any organization that runs more than one business server application should consider a SAN.
Posted: 26 Apr 2010 | Published: 26 Apr 2010

D-Link

E-Book: Best Practices for Selecting Midmarket ERP Software
sponsored by IQMS
EBOOK: With over 80 different ERP packages available today, determining what’s right for your organization can seem like a daunting task. But, with this e-book you will get advice and best practices for every step of the ERP software selection process. Ensuring you will not get lost in the sea of ERP software.
Posted: 20 Apr 2010 | Published: 20 Apr 2010

IQMS

Desktop Virtualization- Client Computing In the Cloud
sponsored by Mainline Information Systems
WEBCAST: Watch this webcast to learn: What IT Challenges exist for desktops?, Balancing IT Challenges with User Requirements, What are the benefits of desktop virtualization, Desktop Virtualization Lowers TCO, Virtual Desktops consume less power than PCs, Desktop Virtualization Empowers Mobility, Virtual Desktop Target Users and so much more.
Posted: 19 Apr 2010 | Premiered: Apr 19, 2010

Mainline Information Systems

ArcGIS® Server and Virtualization
sponsored by Esri
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization is becoming a standard IT practice. It is becoming more popular among ArcGIS customers as well. ESRI uses virtualization technologies for the development, QA and certification processes of ArcGIS Server. This paper provides an overview of virtualization and addresses some common questions regarding ArcGIS Server and virtualization.
Posted: 14 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Jan 2010

Esri

Supercharging Return on Investment with Rapid Application Development Tools
sponsored by FileMaker, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Rapid Application Development (RAD) Tools have become the best way for businesses to incorporate agility into their application development projects. This paper examines the FileMaker Platform and how it offers certain advantages over tools that use more traditional methodologies such as Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, and Salesforce.com.
Posted: 13 Apr 2010 | Published: 12 Apr 2010

FileMaker, Inc.

Managing Network Bandwidth to Maximize Network Performance
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how to leverage best practices to monitor, baseline, and manage the network bandwidth and performance. It also highlights how to identify and eliminate issues such as unwanted traffic, unwanted protocols, and network problems with factory default switch configurations.
Posted: 13 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

Fluke Networks

Presentation Transcript: Strategies for Creating a Secure and Flexible Hybrid Cloud Environment
sponsored by Layered Tech
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This transcript of the "Strategies for Creating a Secure and Flexible Hybrid Cloud Environment" webcast explores the trend toward hybrid cloud computing. Gain insight into how it integrates the benefits of both virtualization and dedicated servers.
Posted: 12 Apr 2010 | Published: 12 Apr 2010

Layered Tech

Intel® Xeon Processor-based Server Refresh Savings Estimator
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
ASSESSMENT TOOL: Developed with key learnings from Intel IT's experience in justifying server refresh internally, this tool allows you to enter data about your existing environment and evaluate the benefits of replacing it with the latest generation of Intel-based servers.
Posted: 09 Apr 2010 | Published: 09 Apr 2010

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Five Common Myths of VDI
sponsored by Pano Logic, Inc
WHITE PAPER: VDI promises substantial savings from improved IT productivity, slashed energy and cooling costs, improved hardware reliability, longer endpoint life spans, and much greater flexibility and responsiveness in provisioning and supporting desktop computing. This white paper discusses common myths and realities about VDI.
Posted: 08 Apr 2010 | Published: 08 Apr 2010

Pano Logic, Inc

Designing Secure Multi-Tenancy into Virtualized Data Centers
sponsored by Continental Resources
WHITE PAPER: Today’s traditional IT model suffers from resources located in different, unrelated silos—leading to low utilization and gross inefficiency. Enterprise servers reside in one area of the data center and network switches and storage arrays in another. This document describes the design of - and the rationale behind - the Secure Cloud Architecture.
Posted: 02 Apr 2010 | Published: 02 Apr 2010

Continental Resources

Determining Total Cost of Ownership for Data Center and Network Room Infrastructure
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes an improved method for measuring TCO for data center and network room physical infrastructure, and provides examples on how to relate these costs to the overall IT infrastructure and evaluate cost control strategies.
Posted: 01 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Feb 2005

APC by Schneider Electric

Building Your Business Case for Best-Practice IT Services Delivery
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper for a discussion of TCO components and complexities, as well as cost analysis and business impacts that companies should consider when building a business case. This paper offers tips for assessing the total cost of ownership in delivering best practices through an in-house IT service delivery model.
Posted: 29 Mar 2010 | Published: 15 Jun 2009

Oracle Corporation

Rehosting Mainframe Workloads
sponsored by Clerity
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about Clerity’s unique approach to leveraging existing skill sets, application code, and administrative tools, benefiting the bottom line today and better preparing the enterprise to sustain competitive advantage in the future.
Posted: 17 Mar 2010 | Published: 17 Mar 2010

Clerity

The Total Economic Impact of Microsoft Exchange 2010
sponsored by HP & Intel®
ANALYST REPORT: This study illustrates the financial impact of deploying Microsoft Exchange 2010 for a retail and distribution organization of 1,500 employees and $450 million in annual revenue.
Posted: 16 Mar 2010 | Published: 02 Nov 2009

HP & Intel®

Comparing the Total Cost of Ownership of SME On-Premises Business Management Applications and SAP Business ByDesign
sponsored by SAP*
ANALYST BRIEF: In this document, we analyze the lifetime cost of ownership for a typical on-premises SME business management system and compare it to the cost of an equivalent SAP Business ByDesign implementation.
Posted: 12 Mar 2010 | Published: 12 Mar 2010

SAP*

E-Guide: Server Virtualization - Expert Overview of Costs, Trends, and More
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide, brought to you by SearchServerVirtualization.com and Dell, provides an overview of the expenses associated with virtualization and highlights the virtual server trends expected for 2010. Gain insight into the tangible virtualization costs, and learn how to keep pace with the changing server virtualization market.
Posted: 11 Mar 2010 | Published: 11 Mar 2010

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Return on Information: Adding to Your ROI with Google Enterprise Search
sponsored by Google Search Appliance
WHITE PAPER: As enterprises continue to produce, store, and make use of business content, volume grows and the investment needed to manage complexity increases. Yet much of this content remains difficult to manage and access. Read this white paper to learn how Google search solutions can boost your bottom line in today's business climate.
Posted: 11 Mar 2010 | Published: 11 Mar 2010

Google Search Appliance

Virtualization with the Intel® Xeon® Processor 5500 Series: A Proof of Concept
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Intel IT, together with Intel’s Digital Enterprise Group, End User Platform Integration, and Intel's Software and Services Group, conducted proof-of-concept testing and total cost of ownership (TCO) analysis to assess the virtualization capabilities of Intel® Xeon® processor 5500 series. The results of the analysis are here.
Posted: 08 Mar 2010 | Published: 20 Aug 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

E-Book: TechFocus - Demystifying Server Virtualization Deployment
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EBOOK: Some IT managers have steered clear of server virtualization technologies because the deployment process can seem too daunting to begin. But this step-by-step handbook maps out the deployment process in four easy-to-follow steps.
Posted: 05 Mar 2010 | Published: 05 Mar 2010

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Presentation Transcript: Expanding the Data Center - Traditional Deployments Vs. The Cloud Vs. Co-location
sponsored by Horizon Data Center Solutions
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Read this presentation transcript to learn about different data center expansion options. Discover the pros and cons of colocation, cloud computing and IT outsourcing and determine which model is best for your organization.
Posted: 02 Mar 2010 | Published: 02 Mar 2010

Horizon Data Center Solutions

Data Center Bridging: Extending Network Standards
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
TECHNICAL ARTICLE: In this technical brief we provide an overview of the reasons Data Center Bridging (DCB) is being developed and how it can improve networking in the data center for applications, servers, and storage.
Posted: 25 Feb 2010 | Published: 03 Nov 2009

Dell, Inc.

Webinar: How to Deploy and Manage Rails Apps on the Cloud
sponsored by RightScale
WEBCAST: In this webinar learn how you can use RightScale and New Relic to launch and monitor your Rails app on the cloud.
Posted: 25 Feb 2010 | Premiered: Feb 25, 2010

RightScale
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TCO DEFINITION (continued): …  the greater cost price of a high-end computer might be one consideration, but one that would have to be balanced by adding likely repair costs and earlier replacement to the purchase cost of the bargain brand.TCO analysis originated with the Gartner Group several years ago and has since been developed in a number of different methodologies and software tools. TCO analysis performs calculations on extended costs for any purchase - these are called fully burdened costs. For the consumer's purchase of a computer, the fully burdened cost may include costs of purchase, repairs, maintenance, and upgrades. … 
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